April 19, 2024 - April 21, 2024
6:30 pm - 4:00 pm
with Joanna Levine and Jonathan Rees of Fretwork
This course offers viol players the chance to explore consort repertoire from the viol’s Golden Age and to improve their technique along the way. Composers studied will include Jenkins, Purcell, Holborne, Lawes and Coperario. There may also be time for a session or two on technical trouble-shooting for those interested.
Suitable for intermediate and advanced viol players who would like to experience the pleasure and satisfaction from playing consort repertoire.
The course will be at 415 pitch, please bring instruments and spare strings and any consort music you enjoy playing. If you play treble or tenor please bring these as well as basses if you can, you may be in demand. We welcome fully formed consorts and individual players, places limited to 16 players.
A £70 deposit is required to secure your place on this course. The balance of fees, including accommodation, is due 3 weeks before the course start date.